Commercial Counsel



London, United Kingdom
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) accelerates digital transformation so that customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange is the company’s cloud-native platform that protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. 

With more than 10 years of experience developing, operating, and scaling the cloud, Zscaler serves thousands of enterprise customers around the world, including 450 of the Forbes Global 2000 organizations. In addition to protecting customers from damaging threats, such as ransomware and data exfiltration, it helps them slash costs, reduce complexity, and improve the user experience by eliminating stacks of latency-creating gateway appliances. 

Zscaler was founded in 2007 with a mission to make the cloud a safe place to do business and a more enjoyable experience for enterprise users. Zscaler’s purpose-built security platform puts a company’s defenses and controls where the connections occur—the internet—so that every connection is fast and secure, no matter how or where users connect or where their applications and workloads reside.

Job Description

An opportunity to join a growing legal team and work collaboratively with our cross-functional teams worldwide. You’ll support our commercial sales business; providing best-in-class legal support to our customers - managing, negotiating and executing commercial transactions. You’ll report to our Head of Legal (who is based in the UK) and enjoy being part of a wider supportive, fun, and friendly global legal team. 

Your experience as a top-rate attorney coupled with your commercial mindset will allow you to make a high impact, and visible contribution to a hugely successful public company at the cutting edge of cloud security.  You’ll enjoy being self-sufficient, and proactivity working within a fast-paced environment with your excellent organisational skills.

Your excellent negotiation skills will enable you to  influence negotiations on a non-confrontational win-win basis, keeping calm under fire; and juggle multiple priorities to meet deadlines.

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, with a primary focus on Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription agreements, data protection agreements, professional services agreements, and reseller & managed service agreements.  Advise on legal, finance and business considerations associated with those commercial transactions;  

  • Collaborate and partner effectively with key internal stakeholders to achieve win-win agreements for both the company but also for our customers;

  • Assist with legal departments projects, and regularly contribute to efforts to improve, enhance and streamline our standard commercial agreements, contract negotiation playbooks, and all aspects of the contract negotiation process, so that we can quickly scale without material increases in risk;

  • Provide periodic training to employees


  • Transactional experience with either an international law firm or in-house global enterprise company (ideally a combination of both);

  • Qualification to practice law in an EU country 

  • CIPP certification

  • Dutch or Swedish language skills

  • Commercial transactions background in technology and SaaS, especially dealing with Sales transactions;

  • Strong knowledge of EU Data Privacy laws and GDPR;

  • Familiarity with GAAP rules and revenue recognition issues;

In return we’re offering a competitive compensation package and a range of employee benefits specific to the country you’re hired in.

Additional Information



Why Zscaler?

People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement? If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team. 

Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS ) is available at

Zscaler is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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